Security sources: Iranian Ambassador involved in espionage ring
sources have affirmed that the Iranian Ambassador to Yemen is involved a spy ring in Yemen, pointing out that the ring started its activities in
Yemen since the outbreak of the second round of war between the Yemeni
government and the Houthi rebels.
The sources told Akhbar
Alyawam Newspaper that the ambassador was in charge of spreading of Shiite sect
in the African horn, creation of training camps of Somali and Eritrean militias
during his work in the Iranian Foreign Affairs Ministry.
The security sources
affirmed that the Yemen security authorities in collaboration with neighboring
states could disclose the ring.
President Abdu Rabo
Mansour Hadi has called Iran for ending its interference in Yemen, urging it
take into consideration critical situations Yemen is facing.
He further stressed that
Yemen does not interfere in the affairs of any country, asking Iran to leave
Yemen tackle its issues itself.
Meanwhile, the Yemeni
authorities have arrested an Iranian spy cell that had been working in Yemen
for seven years, the military-run 26 September Newspaper said.
The Newspaper said that
the cell is run by a former leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps
(IRGC), pointing out that it is tasked with running spy operations in Yemen and
Foreign Minister Abu
Bakr Al-Qirbi had affirmed that there are a strong relations between the Houthi
group and Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
The sources said
President Abdu Rabo Mansour Hadi and the security authorities received US, EU
and Gulf warnings about plans to take control on Sana'a and Aden by armed groups.